The Battle of Monterrey

Desperate Fight Inside the Bishop's Palace
Watercolor and gouache, 5 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches

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The Texas Rangers battling Mexican troops inside the Bishop's Palace stronghold. Other U.S. troops, with flag and cannon dragged up Independence Hill with great difficulty, are arriving through the door at right. The clouds of smoke are from rifle fire. Note how the exaggerated dimensions of the Bishop's Palace make this a surreal scene.
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